PXE booting over IPv6
diosbejgli at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 16:12:04 CET 2012
IPv6 routing with IP Base is available in 12.2SE releases as well, from
12.2(50)SE and later. Consult the Release Notes for details.
On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 4:04 PM, Tóth András <diosbejgli at gmail.com> wrote:
> In 15.x releases IPv6 static and RIP routing is supported with IP Base as
> well. This is the case for the regular, -E, and -X series switches.
> To use all IPv6 features in this chapter, the switch or stack master must
> be running the IP services feature set. Switches running the IP base
> feature set support only IPv6 static routing and RIP for IPv6.
> Best regards,
> On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 1:15 PM, Nick Hilliard <nick at foobar.org> wrote:
>> On 21/11/2012 11:50, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
>> > Is that still so? When I talked years ago to our networking people,
>> > they said they would buy the upgraded hardware the next time they
>> > replaced anyway, as upgrading the firmware for new features was
>> > prohibitive. I'd assumed that v6 was available in new equipment since
>> > at least several years.
>> There are three licenses:
>> LAN base: static ipv4 routing only, no dynamic ipv4 routing, no ipv6
>> IP base: static + rip/ospf/eigrp ipv4 routing, no ipv6.
>> IP Services: static/rip/ospf/eigrp/isis/bgp ipv4 routing, static/rip/eigrp
>> ipv6 routing.
>> There's no isis/bgp4 ipv6 routing support on this platform at the moment.
>> Assuming a 24 port C3560-X switch, the GPL cost is:
>> LAN Base: $0
>> IP Base: C3560X-24-L-S= $900
>> IP Services: C3560X-24-L-E= $4900
>> The switch hardware itself (WS-C3560X-24T-L) has a list price of $3400.
>> I.e. the license to get even base ipv6 L3 functionality (e.g. interface
>> configuration) costs almost 50% more than the price of the switch.
>> This seriously sucks.
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